Who was footballer Cody Fisher? | The Sun

Who was footballer Cody Fisher? | The Sun

A FOOTBALLER has been killed following an incident at a nightclub in Birmingham.

Cody Fisher, 23, has passed away following an alleged stabbing at the venue, as the Midlands footballing community paid tribute.

His club, Stratford Town FC said: "Everyone at Stratford Town FC is saddened to hear of the tragic loss of one of our own players Cody Fisher.

"Our sincere condolences go to the family and friends of Cody. Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time."

Who was Cody Fisher?

Born in Redditch, Fisher was a defender, playing primarily at left back, but could also play centre-back.

He started his career at Walsall but left for Stratford Town at the age of 18.

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Throughout the next few seasons, he bounced between Stourbridge, Bromsgrove Sporting and back to Stratford Town, where he has been this season.

How did Cody Fisher die?

The Southern League Premier Division Central player was allegedly stabbed in the Digbeth nightclub, The Crane and police were called to the venue at 11.45pm on Boxing Day.

He was on a night out with friends before he was approached by a group of people and attacked.

His girlfriend Jess Chatwin said on social media: "My whole world, the love of my life, my best friend.

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